The best events during LCW
Some of the best bars from all over the world will be popping up in London. From New York’s hot new properties Katana Kitten and Mister Paradise to Mexico City’s Licorería Limantour, mixologists from these esteemed establishments have devised signature cocktails for your drinking pleasure. Read on to find the best pop-up bars from around the world that you need to visit during London Cocktail Week.
We know what you're thinking. Another pop-up in Shoreditch? Gimme a break. But does your average pop-up have a dedicated Porn Star Martini Bar or a scorching hot tropical paradise with VR headsets and real sand? Thought not. The boozehounds behind London Cocktail Week are bringing their epic Cocktail Village back to the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane – and with it being its tenth birthday this year, it’s going all out.
For London Cocktail Week, Hendrick’s gin will be bringing back their Gin Tini Martini Townhouse, a celebration of all things teeny-weeny. That means ‘micro pianists’, a pygmy petting zoo and, yes, the chance to cuddle some adorable little therapy goats. What’s more, there’ll be takeovers by some of the world’s biggest bars, with NYC’s Nomad Bar going up against Singapore’s Manhattan Bar on the Friday, Barcelona’s Two Schmucks versus Amsterdam's Super Lyan on the Saturday, and a head-to-head between Little Red Door from Paris and Panda & Sons from Edinburgh on the Sunday.
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The art deco palace is serving six quid Penicillins (Scotch, lemon, honey, ginger).
Grab a kombucha and soju bevvy at this Hackney basement bar.
Whisky cocktails for a snip of the price.
Fancy a Strawberry Old Fashioned? Of course you do. Especially when it’s served in this gorgeous setting.
Venue says A secret haven for the approaching colder nights, open from 5pm every day!
The playful restaurant-bar is serving a chocolate-flavoured concoction.
Blow out the candles on a special cocktail made from victoria sponge syrup and served in a cake case.
Don’t miss the chocolate cereal milk punch being poured at the fun Hackney hangout.
Vodka, fennel, soda: boom! Fam always gets it right.
Peach Please is on the menu, a vanilla vodka and peach combo.
Sample one of the bar’s iconic Cha-Chunker cocktails for just £6.
Venue says Come on over for TAPPY HOUR - 50% off all beers, bubbles, and cocktails on tap. 4pm - 7pm everyday. *Ask for Tom Selleck*
Say ‘hola’ to the Smoked Chilli and Chocolate Margarita at this east London ‘agaveria’.
Come over all classy with a Gimlet at Heads + Tails.
Venue says Have you tried our aperitivo hour yet? We have a delicious selection of aperitivo-style cocktails available for £5 every day until 7pm!
Try the Bananasauras Rex for size – one for the sweettooths.
Enjoy a souped-up G&T at the Mayfair’s most ‘Casablanca’ hangout.
One of London’s best cocktails is on offer for £6 – melt away with a White Chocolate Old Fashioned at Little Mercies.
The Autumnal Spritz is the perfect foil for the chillier weather.
One of the top bars in the capital serving £6 cocktail is an opportunity not to be sniffed at – grab a Circle Fizz while you can.
Venue says Lyaness is launching Fancy Tea, a tongue-in-cheek take on a high-end 80s dinner party with a bold Lyan twist & cocktails created by the team
Get cosy up at the Mulwray with a thyme-infused gin tipple.
Come over all tropical at Nine Lives, where they’ll be shaking up a Strangely Sour.
You can still enjoy LCW while off the sauce. Over in Notting Hill this sober bar is serving a Dry 75.
What could be more indulgent than a blend of Scotch, honey and fig-flavoured creme de figue.
It’s always party time at Satan’s Whiskers – but especially during London Cocktail Week, when they’re serving £6 daiquiris.
Order a round of Meady Bitches at this rockin’ cocktail spot in Bethnal Green.
Disco drinks are the order of the day at King’s Cross spot Supermax. Get involved with a Mocha Manhattan.
This clever bar is serving highballs with their very own liqueur range at their core. Good luck sticking to just the one.
Find more amazing cocktails in London
So many cocktails, so little time. So just stick to the best cocktail bars in London by using our ranked list below. You'll find everything from dark and dirty speakeasy joints and secret bars to bold and brash party spots meant for a night out on the tiles. What they all have in common is mixed drinks that will blow your mind – and hopefully not your budget.
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